breakaway breakaway  /b ˈreɪ kə ˌweɪ/


  1. (n) the act of breaking away or withdrawing from
  2. (adj) having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude



  1. The gatherings are smaller than expected and the marches mostly peaceful, but breakaway radicals are causing trouble.
  2. A man stands near the closed border barrier between the Georgian village of Ergneti and Tskhinvali, regional capital of Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia.
  3. Since then, South Ossetia has declared its independence, but Georgia refuses to recognize the breakaway republic.


  1. Breakaway Festival Launches in Ohio and Texas With Wu-Tang, Kendrick Lamar, and More

    Wu-Tang Clan, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Empire of the Sun, Bassnectar, and Ra Ra Riot will all hit the stage during the first-ever Breakaway Music Festival, happening this fall. The inaugural showcase will be spread across two Saturdays and take place in two different arenas: The first event is set for September 14 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, and the second is booked for ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. Breakaway Music Festival: Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, Kendrick Lamar, Wu-Tang Clan, Big Gigantic, Matt & Kim ...

    Prime Social Group has announced the inaugural Breakaway Music Festival, which will take place at Major League Soccer stadiums in Columbus, OH and Frisco, TX this September.
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

  3. Breakaway Music Festival Announced: Empire of the Sun, Wu-Tang Clan Playing Stadiums in Columbus, Dallas

    The inaugural Breakaway Music Festival concept, produced by rising young promoters Prime Social, will launch with two new events at Major League...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Billboard


  1. In Saturday's meeting with refugees in the city of Vladikavkaz across the border, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin described Georgia's actions as "complete genocide. Putin also said Georgia had effectively lost the right to rule the breakaway province...
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Forbes

  2. "If these reports are accurate ...... these actions would be inconsistent with the assurances we received from Russia that its objectives were limited to restoring the status quo in [Georgian breakaway region] South Ossetia that existed before the...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNN International

  3. "I ain't gonna catch Cadel. I guess it's going to be a breakaway day and the favorites are going to watch each other," Schleck said next to a swimming pool at his Team CSC's hotel outside Pau.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Frank Schleck Source: International Herald Tribune

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